SLC Final Edition to start in March 2019
Let the sun shine in: special edition of a cult roadster
Mercedes-AMG SLC 43 Final Edition
The Final Edition of the AMG SLC 43 (combined fuel consumption: 8.1 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 185 g/km)1 emphasises the racy appearance of the performance roadster with the exclusive sun yellow paint finish and a host of high-gloss black elements, among other features. These include: front splitter, the fins of the air intakes and the wings, base of the centrally positioned star, trim element in the rear fascia, side mirror caps, and door handles. Matte black 5-spoke AMG light-alloy wheels (45.7 cm/18 inch) with yellow rim flange and tyres of size 235/40 R 18 at the front and 255/35 R 18 at the rear underscore the sporty character of the roadster.
The two-tone leather appointments in black/silver pearl with alpaca grey topstitching and seatbelts, as well as carbon-fibre look leather applications, provide visual highlights in the interior. The AMG Performance steering wheel with carbon-embossed leather in the upper and lower segment, as well as nappa leather in the grip area, features a crystal grey 12-o'clock marker and an additional "AMG EDITION“ badge on the steering-wheel trim. The AMG Final Edition of the SLC 43 has numerous comfort features from series production, including AIRSCARF neck-level heating, seat heating for driver and front passenger as well as the Memory package for the exterior mirror, seat and steering column settings.
A success story for over 20 years: Mercedes-Benz SLK and SLC
After its launch in 1996, the SLK marked the start of a new era for the traditional Mercedes-Benz brand, and its roof design served as a model for many other open-top vehicles.
In January 2011, Mercedes-Benz presented the third model generation, currently still in production, which bears the in-house model code R 172. This series combines lightfooted sportiness with stylish comfort, and striking sports car design with absolute day-to-day suitability. From April 2016 the SLC appeared as a technically and visually optimised further evolution. The name change acknowledges the close relationship with the C-Class, with which the roadster shares many of its technical features. A resounding success: the model series has a worldwide community of fans, with sales of over 710,000 units since 1996.
The model history at a glance:
- 1994: Design studies in Turin and Paris
- 1996: World première of the SLK (R 170) at the Turin Motor Show.
- 2000: Comprehensive model update for the SLK
- 2004: World première of the second-generation SLK (R 171) at the Geneva Motor Show
- 2008: Model update for the second-generation SLK
- 2011: Third generation of the SLK (R 172)
- 2016: Model update for the third-generation model, renamed SLC
- 2019: Start of the Final Edition special models of the third generation
1 The stated figures were determined in accordance with the prescribed measuring method. These are the "NEDC CO2 figures" according to Art. 2 No. 1 Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1153. The fuel consumption figures were calculated based on these figures. More information about the vehicles on offer, including the WLTP values, can be found for each country at www.mercedes-benz.com